2018 Prairie Grains Conference

If you missed the conference or a particular session, we have posted the presentations below.

General Session | Wheat Research Session | Soybean Research Session
Break out Sessions | On-Farm Summit

GENERAL SESSION PRESENTATION:
2019 Weather Outlook: The Weather Patterns and Cycles That Will Impact This Winter and the Next Growing Season Daryl Ritchison, NDSU, Extension Meteorologist, NDAWN
(This presentation will not be available)

2018/19 Crop Market Outlook & Strategies to Manage Global Market Risks
– Dr. Frayne Olson, PhD, Crops Economist/Marketing Specialist, NDSU
(This presentation is not yet available. Please check back)
WHEAT RESEARCH SESSION
Mapping In-Field Wheat Protein Variability
Melissa Geiszler, NDSU PhD Graduate Student
Four Years of Finding Wheat Sawfly
Dr. Jochum Wiersma, Small Grains Specialist, U of M Extension
Concerned About BLS in 2018 – What You Can Do to Manage It
Dr. Madeleine Smith, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Plant Pathology, U of M Extension
(This presentation is not yet available. Please check back)
2018 Nitrogen Losses in Spring Wheat Fields
Dr. Amit Chatterjee, Associate Professor Soil Science, NDSU (Lauren Proulx presented this presentation for Dr. Chatterjee)
Optimum Seeding Rate for New Wheat Varieties
J. Stanley, NDSU Graduate Research Assistant
SOYBEAN RESEARCH SESSION
Supplemental Sulfur in Soybean: Two Years of Data from Northwest MN
Dr. Dave Grafstrom, Customized Training Rep, NCTC, Roseau, MN
Soybean Variety, Seeding Rate & Planting Date Trials
Bill Craig, Agriculture Services Director, Marshall and Pennington Counties
Seven Years and Over 50 Soybean Variety Trials Later: Find Out Who Won
Dr. Garth Kruger, PhD, Warren, MN
Effect of seeding rate and Row Spacing on Plant Establishment and Yield
Peder Schmitz, NDSU Graduate Research Assistant
(This presentation will not be available)
Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN) Sampling Program: Awareness is the First Step Towards Effective Management
– Dr. Angie Peltier, Extension Educator – Crops, U of M Extension
BREAKOUT SESSIONS
Resilience Matters
Dennis Hoiberg, The Resilience Whisperer, Melbourne, Australia
Watch Mr. Hoiberg’s presentation, The Art and Science of Resilience – HERE
Highlights from the Tax Reform Act of 2017
Greg Dvergsten and Ron Dvergsten, Farm Business Management Instructors, NCTC
(This presentation is not yet available. Please check back)
Primary and Alternative Crop Budgets and Markers for 2019 Planning
– Josh Tjosaas, Farm Business Management Instructors, NCTC
MN Wheat On-Farm Research Network: Past, Present & Future
Melissa Geiszler & Lauren Proulx, On-Farm Research Network Coordinators and Agronomists, MN Wheat Council
Nutrient Management for Increased Productivity and Environmental Benefits
Warren Formo, Executive Director, MN Ag Water Resource Center;
Red River Valley Drainage Water Management Project
– Stepfan Bischof, Research Scientist, MN Department of Ag and Jerry Nordick, Grower, Breckenridge, MN
2019 Spring Wheat Variety Selection and New Variety Update
Dr. Jochum Wiersma, Small Grains Specialist, U of M Extension
Spring Wheat Varieties in Eastern ND for 2018
– Dr. Andrew Green, Spring Wheat Breeder, NDSU
High Yield Soybean Management: Every Bean Counts
Peder Schmitz, ND Soybean Survey and Graduate Research Assistant, NDSU
Cover Crops – Getting Started with Goal Driven Practices
David Miller and Mikayla Tabert, Trinity Creek Ranch, Red Lake Falls, MN and Greg LaPlante, GL Crop Consulting Inc., Wahpeton, ND
Sunflower Disease Management for Profitable Production
Dr. Sam Markell, Plant Pathologist, NDSU
Barley Production and Marketing: Become Part of a Dynamic Changing Industry
– Jessica Newman, Director of Agro, AB InBev; Fred Lukens, Stoller USA and Christine Spasoff, Syngenta Canada
Outlook for the 2019 North Dakota and Minnesota Legislative Sessions
Dan Wogsland, Executive Director, North Dakota Grain Growers and Bruce Kleven, MN Wheat Growers Legislative Strategist
ON-FARM SUMMIT PRESENTATIONS
6th Annual On-Farm Research Summit
Melissa Geiszler and Lauren Proulx, On-Farm Research Coordinators

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The partners of the Prairie Grains Conference thank all the participants who made this conference successful. We will see you at next year’s conference.
SAVE THE DATE: December 11 & 12, 2019.

The 2016 Prairie Grains Conference conference partners are the Minnesota Association of Wheat Growers, the Minnesota Barley Growers Association, the Minnesota Soybean Growers of Northern MN, NCTC Farm Business Management, the North Dakota Barley Council, the North Dakota Grain Growers Assn, and the Minnesota Farm Bureau.